John Hickam bowled the highest men’s game for this season at Galaxy with a 289 score in the Friday Night Mixed League.
The best series scores for the week were 717 by Neil Haggard and 707 by Hickam.
Beverly Shearer bowled the top women’s game for the week at 236 in the Early Birds League. This is the second-highest women’s game for the season at Galaxy.
The top women’s series for the week was 575 by Sandy Reynolds in the TGIF League.
Mark Rogers bowled the top game in this league last week at 247, and he and John Hickam tied for the high series at 678.
Lewis Jones Jr. rolled the second-highest game (246) and Spider Weaver the next-best series (667).
A 600 series was also bowled by Mike E. Bryant (656), Randy Burgess Sr. (643), Brandon Lutes (633), Lewis Jones Jr. (620), Eric Huff (612), Robert Johnson (606), Neil Haggard (604) and Barry Miller (601).
The top women’s series were 527 by Andi Daly and 510 by Regina Barton.
Joanna Abrams bowled an unusual frame in which she picked up the 10 pin on the first ball, the seven pin on the second ball, and left the other eight pins standing. It would be very difficult to duplicate this feat.
The names and best scores of the 26 bowlers who rolled one or more of the 43 200-level games at this session are listed with the top scores at the end of this column.
The top games in this league last week were 189 by Janie Secchi and 181 by Amy Felty, while the best series were 504 by Narita Rose and 490 by Felty.
Several bowlers converted splits at this session, including Secchi (4-5-7), Linda Combs (2-7), Brenda Marcum (3-10), Sherry Ernst (5-7), Mary Marcum (3-10) and Emma Lee Tate (3-10).
Beverly Shearer led this league last Wednesday with a 236 game, which is the second-highest women’s game at Galaxy this season. Shearer also rolled the high series for the day (518).
Karen Kensicki bowled the second-best game with a no-miss 198 score and the second-best series (472).
Doris Gish led this league last Tuesday with a 220 game and 523 series. Linda Drummond bowled the second-best game (181), and Connie Bowlin the second-best series (496).
Sandy Clark and Kathy Palmer each converted a 4-9 split.
David Norman bowled the top scores in this league last week with 248 game and 681 series. His series score is the highest in this league this season.
The second-best game was 245 by Bill Bowles, while the second-best series was 666 by Tyler Morgan. Matt Joyce bowled a 653 series.
The top women’s games were 206 by Patricia Holtzclaw and 186 by Kymmi Bowles.
Miranda Reffitt bowled the best women’s series (505), followed by Rita Morgan at 483.
Splits were converted by Patricia Holtzclaw (6-7-10) and Bill Bowles (3-9-10).
Friday Night Mixed
Two men — Neil Haggard (717) and John Hickam (709) — bowled a 700 series in this league last week.
A 600 series was bowled by Ron Gugel (645), Glenn Masters (636) and Mark Rogers (614).
Hickam set a new high for a men’s game at Galaxy this season with a 289 score. Haggard (254), Gugel (245) and Masters (244) bowled the next-highest games for the night.
Christy Richmond led the league’s women with a 233 game and 528 series. Narita Rose rolled the second-best women’s game at 210.
Sandy Reynolds led this league last week with a 206 game and 575 series.
The second-best women’s game was 181 by Pat Harris, while Sara Zuercher bowled the second-best women’s series (472).
Nathan Phillips (194) and Ollie Gasser (191) rolled the top men’s games. The best men’s series were 576 by Tim Wells and 555 by Gasser.
The top games in this league last Monday were 209 by Ronnie Norris Sr. and 205 by Donald Spivey.
Ronnie Norris Jr. (543) and Mike Aldrich (516) bowled the best series scores.
Debra Robertson and Colleen Jackson tied for the high women’s game at 155 with Sara Burgess next at 147. Jackson (436) and Robertson (374) rolled the best women’s series scores.
Bad Bowlers No-tap
In addition to regular strikes, nine pins down with the first ball in a frame counts as a strike in no-tap leagues.
Tina Hisle rolled a no-tap 300 game for the second consecutive week, and she nearly rolled a true 300 game as she recorded 11 actual 10-pin strikes.
Hisle opened her second game with 10 consecutive regular strikes before leaving the four pin with her 11th ball. She then rolled a regular strike with her final ball for a no-tap 300 score. Hisle finished with a 725 series to lead the women for the night.
Gail Campbell bowled the second-best women’s scores with a 237 game and 554 series.
David Robinson bowled the top series for the night (733) and the top men’s game (286). Kyle Shultz rolled the second-best men’s game (266) and Jim Hisle the second-high series (680).
A 600-level series was also bowled by Steve Dickey (659), Gary Cromer (646) and Aaron Wilson (631).
Kids bowling league starts Saturday
Galaxy is offering a kids bowling league which will start Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and continue for 12 weeks.
The league will include three games of bowling, instruction, achievement awards and an end of season party.
The cost is $8 per week per child. Call Kandi Weller at 624-4444 to register for this league.
Last Week’s Top Games
John Hickam 289
Neil Haggard 254
David Norman 248
Mark Rogers 247
Lewis Jones Jr. 246
Spider Weaver 245
Bill Bowles 245
Ron Gugel 245
Tyler Morgan 244
Glenn Masters 244
Cody Daly 239
Matt Joyce 236
Gary Holtzclaw 235
Brandon Lutes 234
Randy Burgess Sr. 233
Terry Jackson 232
Gary Cromer 227
Eric Huff 226
Lewis Jones Sr. 226
Aaron Rose 223
Mike E. Bryant 222
Barry Miller 215
Tim Lainhart 212
Lynn Estes 211
Ron Roberts 210
Patrick Wells 210
Todd Young 209
Ronnie Norris Sr. 209
Ronnie Hurd 209
Scott Kaylor 206
Shawn Barton 206
Robert Johnson 206
Carl Daniels 205
Ronald Richmond 205
Donald Spivey 205
Joe Reichel 204
Bobby Abrams 204
Mark Daly 203
Rick Burton 203
Mike Riley 202
Robert Lamb 200
Beverly Shearer 236
Christy Richmond 233
Doris Gish 220
Narita Rose 210
Patricia Holtzclaw 206
Sandy Reynolds 206
Karen Kensicki 198
Regina Barton 192
Kymmi Bowles 189
Janie Secchi 189
Andi Daly 183
Linda Drummond 181
Amy Felty 181
Miranda Reffitt 181
Pat Harris 181